Time to step up

Bears' Jason Campbell getting chance to show he's more than just a backup

Updated: November 16, 2012, 11:19 PM ET
By Melissa Isaacson | ESPNChicago.com

Jason Campbell is not a bitter guy. He says it wouldn't do any good anyway. But there was an unmistakable edge in his voice last August in Bourbonnais, Ill., when the Chicago Bears quarterback was talking about the broken collarbone that ended his season last year and, as it turned out, his career with the Oakland Raiders.

"It was a bone, not anything affecting my throwing motion," Campbell explained.

He had led the Raiders to a 4-2 start, but in a panic move after the injury, the ...

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